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 Sales of Dairy Products Have Been Robust  

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which markets products under the Amul brand has posted an 18 percent jump in turnover at Rs 13,735 crore for 2012-13.

GCMMF Managing Director R S Sodhi said the sale of dairy products across the board have been robust and exports to new geographies have perked up, consolidating the federation’s leadership position in the global dairy market.

“Our exports have risen from Rs 95 crore in 2011-12 to Rs 140 crore in 2012-13, and we are targetting exports of Rs 300 crore in FY 2014, of which up to Rs 90 crore has already been achieved,” Sodhi said.

Meanwhile, GCMMF has begun selling its SMP (Skimmed Milk Products) and WMP (Whole Milk Powder) through Global Dairy Trade platform from June this year, providing it direct access to over 900 big customers globally, he said.

“Our per day milk handling capacity currently is 160 lakh litres, which is set to reach 200 lakh litres per day over the next two years,” Sodhi said, adding “We managed to achieve 20 percent growth in milk procurement during 2012-13.”

During 2012-13, Amul long-life Ultra High Temperature (UHT) Milk had shown an impressive value growth of 53 percent and sales of Amul cream also increased by 57 percent in value terms, the statement said.

Source:First Post Business


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